Re[4]: Metarationality (was: JOIN: Alden Streeter)

From: Cliff Stabbert (
Date: Mon Aug 26 2002 - 20:42:50 MDT

Monday, August 26, 2002, 9:01:13 PM, Ben Goertzel wrote:

BG> Hallucinogens don't MAKE anyone creative, but they have definitely,
BG> in some cases, helped people to break through psychological barriers
BG> and manifest more of the creativity they already had inside them.

On an Intelligence Augmentation note, could hallucinogens, Yoga, etc.
be used to unlock other potentialities of the brain?

I'm thinking of 'talents' such as the math skills of some "idiot
savants" and the various perceptual skills displayed by autistics.


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